Napa Valley Film Festival


Tom Tardio, CEO

Whitney Haskin, Director of Programming

Amy Brown, Programming & Film Database Manager

Submission Policy:

Festival Season: Fall (usually November)

Deadline: April (check website for exact dates)

Entry: $60 for features. $50 for student features. $40 for shorts. $35 for student shorts. Also accepts Narrative Features, Documentary Features, Narrative Shorts, and Documentary Shorts submissions. Submissions through FilmFreeway.


Features, Shorts, Documentaries

Festival Season:



The Napa Valley Film Festival showcases the best in new independent filmmaking and world cinema and works to build community around the art of visual storytelling. Film screenings and discussions with filmmakers are accompanied by the world-class food and wine of legendary Napa Valley, fueling lively conversations with old and new friends.